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Federal Candidate Filing Deadline: May 1, 2020
State Candidate Filing Deadline: June 19, 2020
State Primary: August 18, 2020
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2020


Ron DeSantis (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lauren Book (D) - State Sen. & Nonprofit Group Founder
Nikki Fried (D) - State Agriculture Commissioner & Attorney
Andrew Gillum (D) - Ex-Tallahassee Mayor, Ex-Tallahassee City Commissioner & '18 Nominee

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

Jeb Bush - 1994

Jeanette Nunez (R)*

Ashley Moody (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Jimmy Patronis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Bob Graham - 1978

Nikki Fried (D)* - (Campaign Site)


Anti-Dempsey Barron - 1978

State House

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Marco Rubio (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.
Piotr Blass (R) - Retired College Professor, Mathematician & Frequent Candidate 
Carlos Barberena (NPA) - Digital Marketing Consultant
Grace Granda (NPA) - Business Consultant

Bob Graham - 1978

Rick Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.


District 1:
Matt Gaetz (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Greg Merk (R) - Retired USAF/Navy Officer
John Mills (R) - Retired Navy Officer & '18 Candidate
Earl Dean (D)
Phil Ehr (D) - Retired Navy Commander & '18 Candidate
Cheryl Howard (D) - African American Heritage Society Director

District 2:
Neal Dunn (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Willie Anderson (D) - Pastor
Devin Baker (D) - Restaurant Manager
Connor Oswald (D) - Educator
Franklin Schuler (D) - Ex-Bronson Mayor, Building Contractor & '18 Candidate

District 3:
[ Ted Yoho (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Kat Cammack (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide
Ryan Chamberlin (R) - Businessman & Author
Todd Chase (R) - Ex-Gainesville City Commissioner, Businessman & Retired Navy Officer
Bill Engelbrecht (R) - Home Health Care Agency Owner
Kent Guinn (R) - Ocala Mayor, Ex-Ocala City Councilman & Insurance Agency Owner
Joe Millado (R) - Government Affairs Consultant & Ex-Congressional Aide
Gavin Rollins (R) - Clay County Commissioner, Teacher & National Guard Officer
Judson Sapp (R) - Businessman & Ex-Congressional Aide
James St. George (R) - Physician
David Theus (R) - Business Consultant
Amy Pope Wells (R) - Businesswoman, Ex-Nurse & Community Activist
Adam Christensen (D) - Businessman
Phil Dodds (D) - Software Sales Manager & '12 Candidate
Richard Allen Rowe (D)
Tom Wells (D) - Scientist & Frequent Candidate

Joe Scarborough for Congress

District 4:
John Rutherford (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Erick Aguilar (R) - College Professor, Financial Advisor, Consultant & Retired Naval NCO
Robbi Gleichauf (R) - Businessman
Gary Koniz (R) - Retired Journalist, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
John White (R)
Donna Deegan (D) - Nonprofit Group Founder, Ex-TV News Anchor & Breast Cancer Activist
Monica DePaul (D) - Teacher, Transgender Rights Activist & '18 Candidate
Chris Eagle (NPA) - Businessman

District 5:
Al Lawson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Isaiah Abenchuchan (D) - Marijuana Legalization Activist
Albert Chester (D) - Pharmacist & Businessman
LaShonda "LJ" Holloway (D) - Businesswoman, Ex-Congressional Aide & '16 Candidate
Gary Adler (R) - Businessman & Community Activist
Virginia Fuller (R) - Nurse, Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate
Matthew Lusk (R) - Human Resources Professional
Roger Wagoner (R)

District 6:
Mike Waltz (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Clint Curtis (D) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Ken Ekman Jr. (D)
Richard Thripp (D) - College Instructor
Oscar Celico (NPA) - '00 Sheriff Candidate

District 7:
Stephanie Murphy (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Pedro Figueiredo (D) - Research Scientist
Sandra Henry (D) - Businesswoman, Nonprofit Group Founder & Community Activist
Stephen Bacon (R) - DeBary City Councilman, Retired Insurance Executive & '10 Candidate
Thomas Delia (R) - Business Manager & National Guardsman
Chelle DiAngelus (R) - Technology Consultant & Ex-Healthcare Executive
Vennia Francois (R) - Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 Candidate
Richard Goble (R) - Mortgage Broker & Ex-Securities Dealer
Sean Jackson (R) - Businessman & GOP Activist
Eddie Mejias (R) - Attorney
Armani Salado (R) - College Student
Mike Thibodeau (R) - Ecommerce Company Operations Manager
Leo Valentin (R) - Physician
Yukong Zhao (R) - Businessman
Bill Garlington (NPA) - Businessman, Ex-Actor & Ex-TV Show Host

Porter Goss for Congress

District 8:
Bill Posey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Hicham Ammi (D) - Customer Service Representative`
Jim Kennedy (D) - Electrical Engineer
Tiffany Patti (D)

District 9:
Darren Soto (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jose Castillo (R) - Businessman
Bill Olson (R) - Retired Army NCO & Afghan War Veteran
Sergio Ortiz (R) - Mortgage Banker
Christopher Wright (R)
Gregory Andersen (NPA)
Anthony Davila (NPA) - Retired Police Officer & Navy Veteran
Stuart Farber (NPA) - Physician
John Rallison (NPA) - Pastor, Teacher & Consultant
Edgar Reyes (NPA)
Clay Hill (Write-In) - Frequent Candidate

District 10:
Val Demings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Roland McCoy (D)
Willie Montague (R) - Christian Nonprofit Group CEO & Life Coach
Kirk Troen (R) - Tour Company Manager & Retired USMC Officer
KrisSteven Lawson (NPA) - SInger & Musician

District 11:
Dan Webster (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Aaron Joseph Licciardello (R) - Businessman
Steven Thompson (R)
Tim Devine (R) - Frequent Candidate
Dana Cottrell (D) - Teacher & '18 Nominee
Jim Henry (D) - Educator, Ex-Journalist & '18 Candidate
Jeff Rabinowitz (D) - Hospitality Industry Professional & '16/'18 Candidate

Reubin Askew for Governor / Jim Williams for Lt. Gov. - 1970

District 12:
Gus Bilirakis (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Zach Smith (R) - HVAC Technician & Army Veteran
Courtney Rettew (D) - Attorney
Kimberly Walker (D) - Businesswoman, Ex-Correctional Officer & Army/USAF Veteran
Mike Knezevich (NPA) - Retired Supervisory Treasury Agent

District 13:
Charlie Crist (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Becker (R) - Staffing Firm Owner, Ex-US Small Business Admin. Official & GOP Activist
George Buck (R) - Consultant, Ex-College Professor, Army/USAF Veteran & '18 Nominee
Sheila Griffin (R) - Attorney & '15 City Council Candidate
Anna Paulina Luna (R) - Businesswoman, USAF Veteran & Conservative Activist
Amanda Makki (R) - Attorney, Lobbyist & Ex-Congressional Aide
Sharon Newby (R) - Businesswoman & Ex-Teacher
Dave Hubbard (NPA)

District 14:
Kathy Castor (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jeremy Brown (R) - Retired Army NCO, Iraq/Afghan War Veteran & Volunteer Firefighter
Ed Chase (R)
Kirk Chong (R)
Charlie Frontela (R) - Document Preparer, '18 State Rep Candidate & '16 School Bd Candidate
Lloyd Wiggins (R) - '18 Candidate
Alix "St. Christopher" Toulme Jr. (NPA) - Navy Veteran, Conspiracy Theorist & '18 Candidate
Robert Wunderlich (NPA) - Attorney & Retired Army NCO

District 15:
Ross Spano (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Scott Franklin (R) - Lakeland City Commissioner, Insurance Agency Owner & Retired Navy Officer
Kel Britvec (D) - Retired Defense Intelligence Agency Official
Alan Cohn (D) - Ex-TV News Anchor, Communications Consultant & '14 Nominee
Adam Hattersley (D) - State Rep., Businessman & Navy Veteran
Loretta Miller (D) - Political Activist & Frequent Candidate
Jesse Philippe (D) - Law Student & Iraq War Veteran
Kevin Leverett (NPA) - Security Guard & Marketing Consultant

District 16:s
Vern Buchanan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jerry Milligan III (R) - Insurance Agent
Margaret Good (D) - State Rep. & Attorney

Jan Schneider (D) - Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & Frequent Candidate

Harry Johnston for Congress

District 17:
Greg Steube (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Gina LaBruno (R) - Cosmetologist & Community Activist
Allen Ellison (D) - Policy Consultant & '18 Nominee
Theodore Murray (D) - Home Repair Contractor

District 18:
Brian Mast (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Nicholas Vessio (R) - Security Consultant & Retired Police Officer
Pam Keith (D) - Attorney, Navy Veteran, '18 Candidate & '16 US Sen. Candidate
Oz Vazquez (D) - Ex-State Deputy Solicitor General & Attorney

District 19:
[ Francis Rooney (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Darren Dione Aquino (R) - Actor & Disabilities Rights Activist
Casey Askar (R) - Businessman & USMC Veteran
Byron Donalds (R) - State Rep., Financial Advisor & Ex-College Trustee

Michael Dreikorn (R) - Matlacha Fire Commissioner, Aviation Consultant & '14 Candidate

Antonio Dumornay (R) - Community Activist
Dane Eagle (R) - State House Majority Leader & Real Estate Broker
William Figlesthaler (R) - Urologist
Heather Fitzenhagen (R) - State Rep. & Attorney

Chauncey Goss (R) - Ex-Sanibel City Councilman, Water District Commissioner & '12/'16 Candidate

Randy Henderson (R) - Fort Myers Mayor, Ex-City Councilman & Real Estate Broker

Paige Kreegel (R) - Ex-State Rep., Physician & '12/'14 Candidate
Steve Martin (R) - Attorney & Trump Campaign Activist

Christy McLaughlin (R) - Recent Law School Graduate & GOP Activist

Ray Rodriguez (R) - State Rep. & Ex-State House Majority Leader

Dan "Doc" Severson (R) - Ex-Minnesota State Rep., Businessman, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Drew Steele (R) - Radio Talk Show Host

Angela Walls-Windhauser (R) - Pastor, Ex-Substitute Teacher & Frequent Candidate
Trae Zipperer (R) - Real Estate Broker & Navy Veteran
Cindy Banyai (D) - Organizational Development Consultant & College Professor
David Holden (D) - Financial Advisor & '18 Nominee

District 20:
Alcee Hastings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D) - Home Health Care Company CEO & '18 Candidate
Roshan Mody (D) - Nonprofit Group Founder
Emmanuel Morel (D) - Retired USDOL Investigator, '14 Candidate & '16 St Sen Candidate
James Taylor (D) - Radio Talk Show Host & Term Limits Activist
Lateresa Jones (R) - Life Coach & Frequent Candidate
Greg Musselwhite (R) - Welding Inspector

J. Herbert Burke for Congress - 1972

District 21:
Lois Frankel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Adam Aarons (D)
Dennis Glassberg (D) - Retiree & Sanders Campaign Activist
Guido Weiss (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Navy Reserve Officer
Christian Acosta (R) - College Professor & Nuclear Engineer
Piotr Blass (R) - Retired College Professor, Mathematician & Frequent Candidate 
Michael Bluemling Jr. (R) - Nonprofit Group Founder, Army Veteran & Author
Elizabeth Felton (R) - Private Zoo Owner
Victor Garcia da Rosa (R) - Sales Consultant
Laura Loomer (R) - Conspiracy Theorist & Alt-Right Blogger
Aaron Scanlan (R) - Home Sales Consultant & Photographer
Reba Sherrill (R) - Businesswoman
Mike Vilardi (R) - Tax Consultant & Retired IRS Agent
Steve Canton (NPA) - Investment Banker

District 22:
Ted Deutch (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Imtiaz Mohammad (D) - Asian Community Newspaper Publisher & '18 St Rep Candidate
Kevin Boyle (R)
Fran Flynn (R)
Jessi Melton (R) - Wireless Consultant
Jim Pruden (R) - Attorney
Christine Scott (R)
Dr Joe Smith (R) - Chiropractor & Frequent Candidate
Darlene Swaffar (R) - Insurance Agency Owner
Lisa Marmorato (NPA) - Media Consultant

District 23:
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jen Perelman (D) - Attorney & Voting Rights Activist
D.B. Fugate (R)
Kim Johnson (R)
Ilya Katz (R) - Retired College Professor & Frequent Candidate
Michael Kroske (R) - Equipment Procurement Manager
Richard Mendelson (R) - College Professor & '18 School Board Candidate
Shlomo Nizahon (R) - Attorney & Israeli Army Veteran
Jeff Olson (R) - Real Estate Broker & Actor
Oswaldo Requena (R)
Carla Spalding (R) - Nurse, Realtor, Navy Veteran & '16/'18 Candidate

US Senator Dick Stone - 1980

District 24:
Frederica Wilson (D)* -
(Campaign Site)
Sakinah Lehtola (D) - Progressive Activist
Christine Olivo (D) - Ex-Church Youth Director, College Student & Community Activist
Howard Knepper (R) - Real Estate Developer & Frequent Candidate
Lavern Spicer (R) - Nonprofit Food Bank Executive Director
Courtney Omega-Turner (L) - Coconut Grove Village Councilwoman & Insurance Agent

District 25:
Mario Diaz-Balart (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Hughes (R) - Minister & Firearms Instructor
Stewart "Stuh" Persky (R) - Retired Accountant
Yadira Escobar (D) - Radio Producer, Journalist & Progressive Activist

District 26:
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Omar Blanco (R) - Ex-Metro-Dade Firefighters Union President
Carlos Gimenez (R) - Miami-Dade County Mayor, Ex-County Commissioner & Ex-Miami Fire Chief
Jose Peixoto (R) - Maintenance Engineer & Frequent Candidate
Irina Vilarino (R) - Restaurant Owner
Dennis Misigoy (L) - Software Engineer, Ex-Teacher & Community Activist

District 27:
Donna Shalala (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jonathan Marc (D)
Donald Summeralls II (D) - School Instructor
Gabe Ferrer (R) - Retired Engineer, Real Estate Developer & Missionary
Juan Fiol (R) - Realtor & Trump Campaign Activist
Raymond Molina (R) - Self-Employed & Conservative Activist
Christian Montiel (R)
Frank Polo (R) - Law Student & '18 State Rep Candidate
Maria Salazar (R) - Ex-TV News Anchor, Journalist & '18 Nominee
Enrique Tarrio (R) - Neofascist Alt-Right Group Leader


Jack Eckerd for Governor - Paula Hawkins for Lt Governor - 1978

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Ed Gurney - 1968

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